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Funeral Cortège Etiquette

What happened to funeral etiquette? Director of Middleton’s Funeral Services, Ian Leary hit the headlines after calling for people to ‘revive’ the tradition of members of the public to show respect when funeral processions drive by. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/funeral-director-wants-people-take-22331916  Here we discuss why we should all reacquaint ourselves with funeral etiquette… We’ve all experienced a funeral procession …

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Bereavement help

You have so much to deal with when someone close to you passes away. There’s the devastating emotional impact which can go on long after the funeral has taken place and also there may be practical and financial repercussions that you have to sort out. A bereavement may leave you with mounting debts or an …

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What is water cremation?

Water cremation is the newest, most eco-friendly alternative form of cremation to emerge from across the Atlantic.  It may be referred to under brand names like Resomation, Aquamation, or Bio Cremation, but essentially these are all the same thing – a form of cremation which does not involve flames. How does water cremation differ from …

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Funerals back to normal

These have been difficult times for anyone who has suffered a bereavement.  Numbers attending funerals have been tightly restricted and any large gatherings following a service or ceremony have not been possible. Of course, this has given rise to the online funeral so that loved ones at a distance, or unable to attend for various reasons, …

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